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Ruston businessman Trott Hunt and Sue Martin, co-founder of a local animal rescue agency, were recognized as the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Robert E. Russ Award recipient and Ruston Rotary Club Bill Best Humanitarian Award winners, respectively. The award winners accepted their recognition at the 97th annual Chamber of Commerce banquet Thursday at the Ruston Civic Center. Other awards given during the banquet included: • Business of Year – Frosty Factory of America • Origin Bank & HGA Young Business Leader of the Year — Kourtney Keim • Ambassador of the Year — Sonja Burns •...

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02/20/2014
Parents and teachers alike showed up to an Internet safety seminar to learn about the dangers of things like social media and online predators on Jan. 28. Lori Allen, LPC from the Methodist Children’...
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02/19/2014
When Grambling State University looked last fall to “significantly ramp up the university’s alumni affairs, friendraising and fundraising efforts,” it looked to a familiar face. Last December GSU...
02/19/2014
The Lincoln Parish Sales Tax and Use Commission met Tuesday to discuss collections and year-to-date earnings as well as an impending problem with local sales taxes being lost to Internet sales....
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02/19/2014
At approximately 2:30 p.m. Tuesday a single motor vehicle accident occurred at U.S. Highway 167 and the Interstate 20 eastbound onramp when a small red sedan struck a the light pole. Ruston Fire...
02/19/2014
The board of aldermen for the town of Dubach met in regular session Tuesday night to hear audit findings for the fiscal year 2012-13. Don McGehee, the town’s certified public accountant, said in his...
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02/19/2014
Tuesday afternoon was a historic day as the Lincoln Parish Detention Center broke ground on the first ever garden on its land. Warden Jim Tuten said the garden will be a benefit both to the inmates...
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02/19/2014
Any scout is invited to participate in the Louisiana Purchase Council pinewood derby race to be held in April. The Louisiana Purchase Council serves 20 parishes in Northeast and Central Louisiana....
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02/18/2014
Grambling State University President Frank G. Pogue was eating French fries and a corn dog as he chatted with students Monday. Celebrating Presidents Day with an interactive lunch in McCall Dining...
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02/18/2014
Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission is sending six more proposed changes in the city’s zoning code to the board of aldermen for adoption. Chief among the revisions approved by the commission...
02/18/2014
The Louisiana Tech University choirs will perform the winter quarter concert today. The event, “The Poet and the Interpreter” will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Howard Auditorium. “I hope that the community...